Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur

World War II · US Army · General
World War II (1939 - 1945)
Branch

Army

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Rank

General

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Conflict Period

World War II

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Location

Bataan Peninsula, Philippine Islands

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Unit

Commanding US Army Forces In The Far East

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Douglas MacArthur

    For conspicuous leadership in preparing the Philippine Islands to resist conquest, for gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action against invading Japanese forces, and for the heroic conduct of defensive and offensive operations on the Bataan Peninsula. He mobilized, trained, and led an army which has received world acclaim for its gallant defense against a tremendous superiority of enemy forces in men and arms. His utter disregard of personal danger under heavy fire and aerial bombardment, his calm judgment in each crisis, inspired his troops, galvanized the spirit of resistance of the Filipino people, and confirmed the faith of the American people in their Armed Forces.

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